Peyton Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts NFL franchise.
He is the son of former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning and Olivia Manning, and the older brother of current New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Peyton played college football for the University of Tennessee and was selected by the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft.
Manning holds numerous passing records, including the record for touchdown passes in a single season (49 in 2004) and consecutive seasons with over 4,000 yards passing (6 from 1999 through 2004.).